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Math 1316 – 40H41
Professor: Melissa Kimich
Fall 2009
Dual Credit College Trigonometry
Course Schedule
6B

Course Description
This course covers trigonometric functions and their applications, solutions of right and oblique
triangles, trigonometric identities and equations, inverse trigonometric functions and graphs of the
trigonometric functions.

Prerequisites
MATH 1314

Credit Hours
3 credit hours

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, making use of small group projects, various software packages,
written homework, online homework, and exams, the student will be able to
 Compute values of the six basic trigonometric functions for key angles measured in both
 Compute values of the six basic inverse trigonometric functions.
 Graph trigonometric functions.
 Use basic trigonometric identities to prove other trigonometric identities.
 Solve right and oblique triangle problems and trigonometric equations.
 Represent complex numbers in trigonometric form.
 Apply the concepts of trigonometry to solve applications problems.

Required Materials
   The textbook Trigonometry (first edition), by Cynthia Y. Young, Wiley Publishing
    paper, pencil, ruler, and a calculator that can perform trigonometric calculations
(graphing calculator recommended).
   Wiley Plus registration code
Topics
   Definition and Graphs of the six Trigonometric functions and their inverses
   Properties of 30/60/90 and 45/45/90 triangles
   Sum/Difference, Double, and Half-Angle Formulas
   Law of Sines and Cosines
   Formulas for Arc Length, Area of Circular Sectors and Angular Velocities
   Algebraic and Geometric/Trigonometric aspects of Vector quantities
   Trigonometric Form for arithmetic with Complex Numbers

Instructor’s Office Location and Office Hours
MHS B221: 2A and 8B are my conference periods
Available before and after school
Instructor’s Contact Information
High School Email: mkimich@misd.org
Main Department Phone Number: 936-597-6401

Department Chair Contact Information
Dr. Maureen Loiacano
F244
936-273-7273
Maureen.Loiacano@lonestar.edu

Division Dean Contact Information
Dean Lawernce D. Brandyburg, Ph.D.
F252
936-273-7020
lawernce.d.brandyburg@lonestar.edu
degree plans or future courses that Lone Star College – Montgomery may offer, please
contact one of the following:
Barbara Eckenfels, Counselor      Juan C. Lebron
F-240                             F-250
936-273-7246                      936-273-7280
Barbara.A.Eckenfels@lonestar.edu Juan.C.Lebron@lonestar.edu
WileyPLUS
 This area of WileyPLUS contains a complete online version of your textbook,
plus other resources and activities to help you learn, including animations, simulations,
and tutorials.
Get Help—and Instant Feedback on your Assignments:
 You will get immediate feedback and scoring on any assignment you complete. Some
questions will contain links to hints, solutions, or the relevant section of the online book.
 Any work that you submitted will be recorded in a personal grade book, allowing you to

it with—or without the printed text:
 Buy the new, printed text in the bookstore and a WileyPLUS access code will be
 Purchase a registration code from www.wiley.com/college/buywileyplus if you have a
used book with no registration code.
 Once you purchase your WileyPLUS registration code, you will need to register for
WileyPLUS at your class section URL below. Bookmark this URL so you have it for
future reference.
Once registered, you can access all of your live courses at www.wileyplus.com

Class Section Name                   Instructor            Class Section URL (Student Login)

Trigonometry                          Melissa Kimich        http://edugen.wiley.com/edugen/class/cls128043/

It’s Easy to Get Started—and Get Help with WileyPLUS!
 Bookmark the WileyPLUS 1st Day of Class website: www.wileyplus.com/studentfdoc.
here you will get help registering and getting started using WileyPLUS.
 Get technical support at http://hesupport.wiley.com/wileyplus. Search FAQ’s, submit a
tech support request online, or connect with one of our specialists via live chat.

Montgomery ELC and Testing Center Hours
ELC hours:                                Testing Center:
M-Th. 7:30 am - 8:00 pm                   M-Th. 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri.  7:30 am - 5:00 pm                   Fri.   8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat. 9:00 am - 2:00 pm                    Sat. 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sun. 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm                    Sun. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

*Last test given one hour before testing center closes and all tests must be completed
by closing time.
Evaluation
Tests & Graphing Lab           80%
Homework, Quizzes & Labs       20%
Comprehensive Final Exam
For a total of               100%

A---90 – 100%
B---80 – 89%
C---70 – 79%
D---60 – 69%
F---59% and below

Makeup Exams
You are expected to take all your tests with the class at the scheduled times. As a rule
time.
Classroom Behavior
 Cell phones and other electronic devices must be turned off during class.
 This is a smoke free campus and chewing tobacco is not allowed in class.
The Lone Star College Catalog [Student Conduct, Section 562.01d] states, “Disruptive
activity that hinders other students’ learning or deters an instructor from effective
teaching will not be tolerated under any circumstances.”
Withdrawal Policy
Students often drop a course when help is available. Please discuss your plans with the
instructor if you feel the need to withdraw, and he/she will try to work with you so you
can successfully complete the course.
Withdrawal from a course after the official day of record will result in a mark of “W” on
the student’s transcript and no credit will be awarded for the course(s). If a student
registers and pays for a course(s) it is the student’s responsibility to drop/withdraw before
the “W” date.
(Catalog description of District Withdrawal Policy: http://www.lonestar.edu/108227.pdf)

In order to withdraw from the course and receive a “W” on your
transcript, you must withdraw on, or before: November 6, 2009!!!

Syllabus Change
While every attempt has been made to prepare this syllabus and class schedule in final
form, it will be the instructor's prerogative to make any changes as may be deemed
necessary in order to meet the learning outcomes of the course. Students will be notified
in writing of any change.
Certificate/Degree Plan
Degree plans for programs offered at Lone Star College – Montgomery can be located in
the Lone Star College catalog or on the Lone Star College – Montgomery > web site at:
http://montgomery.lonestar.edu/8700/

The district upholds the core values of learning; honesty, respect, fairness, and
accountability. The district promotes the importance of personal and academic honesty.
The district embraces the belief that the learners, students, faculty, staff and
administrators will act with integrity and honesty and must produce their own work and
give appropriate credit to the work of others. Fabrication of sources, cheating, or
unauthorized collaboration is not permitted on any work submitted within the district.
Consequences for academic dishonesty determined by the professor, or the professor and
academic dean, or the professor and chief student services officer can include but are not
limited to:
1. Having additional class requirements imposed;
2. Receiving a grade of zero or “F” for an exam or assignment;
3. Receiving a grade of “F” for the course;
4. Being withdrawn from the course or program;
5. Being expelled from the college district;
Professors should clearly explain how the student’s actions violated the academic
integrity policy, how a grade was calculated, and the action taken.
Lone Star College Academic Integrity Policy: http://www.lonestar.edu/17997/

Software Piracy
Law strictly prohibits unauthorized copying of software purchased by Lone Star College
– Montgomery for use in laboratories. Lone Star College – Montgomery administration
will take appropriate disciplinary action against anyone violating copyright laws.

Computer Virus Protection
Computer viruses are, unfortunately, a fact of life. Using the diskettes on more than one
computer creates the possibility of infecting computers and diskettes with a computer
virus. This exposes the computers of the campus, your personal computer, and any others
you may be using to potentially damaging viruses. The campus has aggressive anti-virus
procedures in place to protect its computers, but cannot guarantee that a virus might not
temporarily infect one of its machines. It is your responsibility to protect all computers
under your control and use and ensure that each diskette you use, whenever or wherever
you use it, has been scanned with anti-virus software. Since new viruses arise continually,
your anti-virus software must be kept current. And, since no anti-virus software will find
every virus, keeping copies of data (backups) is extremely important.
Equal Opportunity Statement
The Lone Star College System is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in
education and employment. The district does not discriminate against individuals on the
basis of race, color, gender, religion, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, sexual
policies, employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other district or
Inquiries concerning the district's policies, compliance with applicable laws, statutes, and
regulations (such as Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504), and complaints may be directed
to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, 832.813.6698. The Associate
Vice Chancellor for Human Resources is designated as the district's Equal Opportunity
Officer and Title IX Coordinator. Inquiries about the laws and about compliance may
also be directed to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of
Education.
For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact the Title IX and
Section 504 Coordinator at any Lone Star College System college.
See Lone Star College catalog or go to http://www.lonestar.edu
Lone Star College System is dedicated to providing access and services in compliance
with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
If you are a student with a disability, it is your responsibility to apply for services and to
provide your college with appropriate support of a disability claim. Contact the
Disability Services Office (Building E, office 103H) at 936-273-7239 as soon as possible
to better ensure that such accommodations are implemented in a timely fashion.
See Lone Star College catalog or go to http://www.lonestar.edu/31254/

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